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“We were able to demystify this black box, this algorithm that had very scary connotations, and break it down into what ended up being a very simple linear model.”
“It’s basically like with anything that you do in media: Is it interesting? Is it easily accessible? Is it compelling? Are there reasons for me to come back?”
“So many news organizations have these kinds of datasets, but don’t have the resources to build out a marketing channel or sales support system to do anything with them. We want to offer that support.”
Have you always wanted to read a book a week for a year or make better, faster-loading maps? Look no further.
“In a lot of ways this serves dual purposes: one of them being a publication platform for us to do fun, interesting, or experimental things. The other is to be that platform for other people.”
It’s a potential revenue source for the nonprofit, and a way to get more value out of its investigations.